Posted by: 1000fish | July 21, 2010

Another Wild Day on the PR Front

These slow news days on ESPN are really helping me out. The completion of the quest for 1000 – and the launch of the quest for 2000 – are feautured on ESPN Outdoors. With Brett Favre’s annual retirement saga mercifully over, hopefully no one will throw a no-hitter and we fishing types can get the spotlight for a moment. Mike Suchan has done another wonderful job of somehow making this all sound interesting – but this guy writes so well, he could make Cleveland sound good enough for LeBron James to get homesick.

http://sports.espn.go.com/outdoors/saltwater/news/story?id=5479971

And of you hurry, it might even still be on the front page –

http://sports.espn.go.com/outdoors/index

Needless to say, it still burns my nosehairs that Jaime somehow got on the story – TWICE – I mean, that’s as much as I did and I’m the one that caught all the darn fish. If you actually counted, between Jaime and Marta, they actually outnumber me on photos, because I don’t count that photo with the viking bondage mask, because you can’t prove it’s me.

The news of my bizarre quest also hit About.com – Brian Milne did a very nice job discussing the quest, then did an interview with me after #1000 was announced.

http://flyfishing.about.com/od/rulesandregulations/a/1000-Fish-Species-Steve-Wozniak-Talks-About-His-Quest-For-1000-Species.htm

http://flyfishing.about.com/b/2010/08/18/exclusive-angler-catches-1000-species-of-fish-wozniak-becomes-first-fisherman-to-1000.htm

I’m sure a bunch of you are variously stunned at this publicity, but not as much as I am. More updates coming next week on the rest of the Norway trip and an interesting little surprise from my first fishing trip back in California.

Cheers,

Steve

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Responses

  1. Fish on! Thanks for the inspiration. I truly admire someone who does what they love just because they love it.


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